Brown & Brown Distinguished Speaker Series
"Can Capitalism Make a Comeback?"
Senior Economics Writer for the Wall Street Journal and
Chief Economist at The Heritage Foundation
Monday, September 29th
George Mason University, Fairfax Campus
Johnson Center Cinema
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6:00 p.m. Registration and Networking Reception
7:00 p.m. Program begins
8:00 p.m. Event concludes
Stephen Moore is the senior economics writer for the Wall Street Journal editorial page and a member of the Journal’s editorial board. Moore also serves as an economic commentator for CNBC TV, where he appears twice weekly and for Fox News Channel where he comments regularly on economic and fiscal policy issues.
In addition to his work at the Wall Street Journal, CNBC TV and Fox News Channel, Moore is a frequently lectures on the U.S. economic and political outlook in Washington, D.C. to business, investment, and university audiences around the world.
From 1999 to 2004, prior to his career with the Wall Street Journal, Moore served as founder and President of the Club for Growth, a 25,000-member organization dedicated to helping elect free market, tax cutting candidates to Congress. During his tenure as president, the Club for Growth became one of the most influential and respected political organizations in the nation. In 2003 and 2004 the Club for Growth raised nearly $22 million for Republican congressional and Senate candidates, making the Club the single biggest money raiser for Republican candidates outside the party itself.
In 2007 he received the Ronald Reagan “Great Communicator” award from the Republican Party for his advancement of economic understanding.
Moore has served as a Senior Economist at the Joint Economic Committee under former Chairman Dick Armey of Texas. There, he advised Mr. Armey on budget, tax, and competitiveness issues. He was also an architect of the famous Armey flat tax proposal.
From 1983 through 1987, Moore served as the Grover M. Hermann Fellow in Budgetary Affairs at the Heritage Foundation. Moore has worked for two presidential commissions. In 1988, he was a Special Consultant to the National Economic Commission. In 1987, he was Research director of President Reagan's commission on Privatization.
Moore is the author of 5 books, including, most recently The End of Prosperity: How Higher Taxes Will Doom the Economy – If We Let it Happen, which was a nominee for the F.A. Hayek book award in 2009. His books also include It’s Getting Better All the Time: The 100 Greatest Trends of the Last Century and Government: America’s Number One Growth Industry.
Moore is a graduate of the University of Illinois and holds a MA in Economics from George Mason University.
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